The struggle for flawless skin and gorgeous hair ends here! Apart from being super delicious, Papaya has oodles of health benefits. Rich in Vitamins – A, B and C, fibre, magnesium, and potassium, papaya pulp is widely used as a core ingredient in a number of beauty products but then consuming a papaya just multiplies the benefits. So, people gather around for we have here 5 papaya recipes for a natural, beautiful you!

 

Honey Papaya Shake For An Anti-ageing Miracle:

Papaya contains Vitamin – A which provides nourishment to your skin, leaving it soft and supple, and keeping those fine lines at bay.

What you need:
Ripe Papaya  – 1 cup (peeled, deseeded and cut)
Honey – 2 tablespoon
Milk – ½ cup

Directions: Blend in the nicely ripened papaya with milk and honey. Pour into a glass. Serve cold and enjoy the delicious concoction.  

Honey Papaya Shake

Raw Papaya Pancakes To Rid Acne And Get Clear, Glowing Skin

Papaya is rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants. This helps in getting rid of the acne, even the painfully red ones.

What you need:
Raw papaya – 1 cup (peeled, deseeded and cut)
All purpose flour – 1 cup
Milk – 1 cup
Baking Powder – 1 teaspoon
Eggs – 2 large
Sugar – 2 tablespoons (powdered)
Salt – a pinch
Vanilla Extract – 1 teaspoon
Maple Syrup and Almonds – as needed

Directions: Put the raw papaya into the blender and grind into a fine paste. Sift all purpose flour, sugar, salt and baking powder and keep aside. In a large mixing bowl, add whole eggs and milk and whisk well until the milk and eggs combine. Add the raw papaya paste to this and mix well again. Add the flour mixture to this part by part and mix gently. Ensure there are no lumps. Add vanilla extract and set aside. Heat a teaspoon of oil on a frying pan. Pour the batter to form small pancakes. Wait until golden brown and then flip. Serve hot or cold with maple syrup and crushed almonds.

Raw Papaya Pancakes

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Papaya Punch for De-tanning

Papaya gets it’s bright, rich color because of Lycopene. This property of papaya does not just lighten and brighten the skin but also removes blemishes and acne marks.

What you need:
Ripe Papaya – 1 cup (peeled, deseeded and cut)
Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon
Honey – 2 teaspoons
Mint Leaves – For garnishing

Directions: Blend all the ingredients. Pour into a glass with ice and garnish with mint leaves.

Papaya Punch

Pawpaw Smoothie For Dandruff Free Hair

Papaya contains enzymes that help control the excess buildup of oil and other chemicals in your scalp which leads to dandruff and hair fall.

What you need:
Ripe Papaya – 1 cup (peeled, deseeded and cut)
Cocoa Powder – 2 teaspoons
Yoghurt – 1 cup
Almonds: 4 numbers

Directions: Blend all the ingredients together. Pour into a class and enjoy!

Pawpaw Smoothie

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Delectable Raw Papaya Dessert for Lustrous, Long Hair

For those of you who struggle with dry and frizzy hair, papaya can help nourish your hair by adding a protective layer, and also adding shine to it.

What you need:
Raw Papaya – 1 cup (peeled, deseeded and grated)
Jaggery syrup – 1/2 cup
Coconut – 1/2 cup (grated)
Raisins and Cashews – Handful
Yogurt – 1 cup
Saffron – 2-3 strings

Directions: In a pan heat ghee and add the grated raw papaya. Close and cook until half done. In another pan make jaggery syrup and set aside. Once the papaya is par cooked, add the jaggery syrup, raisins, cashews and grated coconut. Cook until tender and then spread on a tray lined with butter paper. Refrigerate it. For the next layer, beat yogurt with saffron. Spread over the raw papaya mixture and refrigerate for another hour and a half. Cut into cubes and serve.

Delectable Raw Papaya Dessert

Papaya has not been called the angel fruit for nothing.  Try these mouth smacking yet healthy papaya preparations and you are just a few steps away from that fabulous skin and hair. Comment below and tell us what you think.

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